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Theatre Nemo is hosting a development meeting for anyone interested in supporting their vision of a Creative Holistic Support Centre that will provide a full range of support services under one roof. 25th July, Glasgow. #HealthSENSee details: senscot.net/events/t… pic.twitter.com/Grxo…

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30th June 2015

We’d like to talk to Social Enterprises!

We’d like to talk to Social Enterprises! David Faith 30.06.15The Living Wage is an hourly rate of income (currently set at £7.85 for the UK, outside of London) which is defined as the am…
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30th June 2015

Europe’s Attack on Greek Democracy

Europe’s Attack on Greek Democracy Project Syndicate, by Joseph Stiglitz 23.06.15   The rising crescendo of bickering and acrimony within Europe might seem to outsiders to be the inevitable…
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30th June 2015

The Engine Shed: Update

The Engine Shed: Update Marian MacDonald 30.06.15   Coming up to three months since I handed back the keys to the Engine Shed and moved into temporary office accommodation so think it is about ti…
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30th June 2015

Surplus Food Poverty

Surplus Food Poverty Martin Sime 30.06.15Surplus food is no solution to food poverty At least I can agree with the headline of last week’s trenchant piece from the Poverty Alliance [see articl…
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30th June 2015

The Global Village

The Global Village One World Nations OnlineA Summary of the World Earth as a village of 100 people.    Almost everybody likes the term Global Village (I.). The term is readily used today e…
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Senscot Bulletin
26th June 2015

Senscot Bulletin 26.06.15

Dear members and friends, Looking back – I’ve never been big on financial planning – overrated. Committees enjoy financial plans - the semblance of control – but other things m…
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26th June 2015

No wonder landowners are scared. We are starting to learn who own…

No wonder landowners are scared. We are starting to learn who owns Britain The Guardian, by George Monbiot 03.12.14Bring out the violins. The land reform programme announced last week by the Scottis…
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26th June 2015

The SENs: Friday 26th June 2015

This week we welcomed our newest member of staff - Alan Johnston. Alan has taken up the role of Partnership and Procurement Support Officer. This follows a ‘pilot’ period over the last 12 …
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Bulletin Articles
24th June 2015

‘Land Reform Bill doesn’t do everything that has to b…

'Land Reform Bill doesn't do everything that has to be done ... but it's still an important moment' The National, by Andy Wightman  24.06.15The publication by Parliament of the Land Reform Bill…
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Bulletin Articles
24th June 2015

Scottish Land Fund could treble to £10m

Scottish Land Fund could treble to £10m Third Force News, by Robert Armour 23.06.15Cash raised from ending tax breaks for wealthy landlords could go towards the Scottish Land Fund – treb…
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24th June 2015

‘Radical’ Scottish land reform plan unveiled

'Radical' Scottish land reform plan unveiled BBC News 23.06.15   The Scottish government has published "radical" proposals aimed at widening the ownership of land across the country. &n…
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Bulletin Articles
24th June 2015

‘The fall of Scottish Labour’ – random signposts but no exp…

‘The fall of Scottish Labour’ – random signposts but no exploration Argyll.com 23.06.15 Last night’s BBC Scotland programme on the decline of the Labour party was a shallow tou…